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Growing Job Market and Attractive Careers

Careers in health information management, medical billing and coding, and healthcare administration are expected to increase by 10% to 15% or higher by the year 2030—faster than the average for all other occupations.1

Career Outlook
Program Overview
Why Bryan?

Employment Opportunities

Enjoy the flexibility to choose from a range of career paths, such as:

  • Certified Medical Biller and Coder – assign codes to patient records using ICD, CPT, and HCPCS codebooks for different diagnoses and medical procedures for in-patient and out-patient settings
  • Health Information Technician or Manager – prepare and scan medical record documents, ensuring accuracy and timeliness, retrieve records and releases information for patient care purposes
  • Medical Records Technician – work to organize, monitor, update and maintain healthcare providers’ electronic medical records
  • Medical Secretary – patient intake, insurance verification, and medical record creation
  • Medical Office Administrator – responsible to keep the healthcare organization running smoothly and efficiently by directing and coordinating operations
  • Quality Improvement Analyst – responsible for core measures such as patient safety, patient satisfaction and employee utilization while performing necessary database and statistical analyses for improving patient outcomes and reducing costs
  • Insurance Claims Analyst – review insurance policy to determine coverage, prepare insurance claim forms, calculate claim amounts, and transmit claims for payment or further investigation
  • Reimbursement and Insurance Manager – responsible for the day-to-day management of the reimbursement department.
  • Healthcare Administrator – oversee the organization's services, staff, programs, and other management functions.

Bryan University can fast-track you to success, giving you the education, skills, and confidence to qualify for a great job.

Attractive Employers

With an accredited credential from Bryan University, find opportunities to work in a variety of healthcare settings:

  • Hospitals
  • Physician Offices
  • Law Offices
  • College Health Departments
  • Military and VA Facilities
  • Home Health Agencies
  • Mental Health Facilities
  • Public Health Agencies
  • Insurance Companies
  • Physician Offices
  • Health Product Vendors
  • Nursing Home Facilities
  • Rehabilitation Facilities
  • Urgent Care Clinics
  • Surgery Centers
  • Home Health Agencies
  • Work from Home (with experience)

Gain the Skills Employers Need

In the growing industry, Bryan University’s programs can put you on the path to a rewarding career. Our programs help you bridge the gap from theory to practical application, so you will be job-ready upon graduation. You’ll attain skills and knowledge such as:

  • Medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, pathology, and pharmacology
  • The U.S. healthcare system organization and delivery, including healthcare information systems
  • The components of the healthcare record; how it is created, stored, and protected
  • Ability to translate diagnosis, conditions, and procedures into medical codes using a variety of standard formats, including ICD, CPT, and HCPCS
  • How to analyze personal and group productivity and make recommendations for improvements in record quality and employee performance
  • Preparation for the Certified Coding Associate (CCA), Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), and Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) certification exams through the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)
  • How to research and review patient data records for completeness, accuracy and compliance with regulations
  • Ability to use analytic tools to visualize, analyze, and present data to help provide decision support and drive strategic initiatives
  • Leadership, human resources, and healthcare management and administration skills

Gain Real-World Experiences so You’re Job-Ready

Bryan University’s programs are based on current competencies outlined by AHIMA. As a student, you’ll use the AHIMA Virtual Lab (Vlab), which gives you real-world experience with industry-leading technologies that healthcare employers actually use in the workplace, in addition to resume-building skills such as:

  • EHR Go: learn to navigate the electronic health record (EHR) used in over 2,300 hospitals and healthcare facilities worldwide
  • 3M Coding & Reimbursement: gain hands-on, practical experience using the world’s most popular coding software
  • Excel: hone your skills with data analysis and visualization using practice data sets
  • On-site externship experiences: gain real-world experience with healthcare organizations

Our program helps ensure you have the relevant career skills and soft skills to build a solid resume that employers want.

Unrivaled Benefits, Personalized for You

As a Bryan student, you’ll receive several valuable benefits, which include:

  • Membership to the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) included in tuition
  • The cost for three exam attempts for the CCA, CCS, and RHIT through AHIMA included in tuition
  • Books and electronic courseware included in tuition
  • Technology that helps you learn faster and retain more knowledge
  • A mastery-based learning environment that allows you to improve grades by retaking assignments
  • Peer mentors, tutors and success coaches who provide encouragement, guidance and insight
  • Live, interactive online events such as industry speakers, faculty coaching sessions, and helpful workshops that are all recorded in case you miss the event and need to watch it later

Connect with an Online Community Like No Other

At Bryan, we don’t think learning online means learning alone. Connect with faculty, peers, and student support conveniently from your smartphone, tablet, or computer using Zoom, a user-friendly video app. You’ll join a vibrant community that will provide support and celebrates your success along the way. You’ll not only develop friends and colleagues, but you’ll also build a professional network—for life.

Several Online Programs to Choose From

Bryan University offers you many options to complete your education. We offer programs at the certificate, associate degree, bachelor's degree, and master's degree levels. For example, we offer a Medical Billing and Coding Certificate, a Health Information Management Associate Degree, and Bachelor's Degrees in Healthcare Administration and Health Information Management. If you have prior college credit, or you have already completed an associate degree or certificate at another institution, we will accept as many credits as possible to help accelerate your Bryan University program to save you time and money.

Not sure which career path is right for you?

We're here to help! Our advisors will assist you in deciding which program best fits your goals and interests. In addition to the programs mentioned above, we also offer many other online healthcare program specialties such as:

  • Medical Assisting
  • Medical Assistant Office Administration
  • Public Health
  • Health Information Management Systems
  • Many more!

Complete the Request Information form above to receive additional information and assistance.

10 More Reasons to Choose Bryan University

  1. Tuition Lock Guarantee.
    We lock your tuition rate once you enroll, plus your tuition goes down the longer you’re in school. Financial aid available if you qualify.
  2. Books, Courseware, & Certification Included.
    We take care of shipping your textbooks and provide you easy access to electronic courseware. Plus, we help prepare you for nationally-recognized certifications.
  3. Focus on Employment.
    You’ll graduate with a degree targeted for a specific job market and earn skills that match employers’ needs.
  4. Job Placement Assistance.
    As a graduate, you’ll receive career placement services, including job networking best practices, sharpening your interview skills, and creating an eye-catching resume.
  5. Learn by Doing.
    You’ll develop real-world skills by completing simulated job tasks and using industry technologies.
  6. Return for Refresher Classes.
    As a graduate, you’ll have the privilege of auditing previously completed courses still being taught—at no charge—to keep your skills sharp.
  7. Accelerated Programs.
    You can get started – and finish – fast.
  8. Faculty Who Put You First.
    Our faculty provide you with personalized, individual attention and support.
  9. Welcome Kits Included.
    Once you enroll, we provide you a welcome kit package to ensure you’re ready to start school.
  10. History of Excellence.
    We have a 82-year track record of preparing graduates for successful careers since 1940.

Students & Graduates Recommend Bryan University

Examples of Employers Who Hire Our Grads

Footnotes

1Please visit www.onetonline.org (classification codes 29-2071.00 and 43-6013.00) and Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2019-20 Edition, Medical Records and Health Information Technicians, on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/medical-records-and-health-information-technicians.htm. Sites visited 1/11/2022. Also, job market conditions are dynamic and can change. This data is not intended to predict the market conditions that will be present when you graduate from your program and may differ based on your geographic location and other factors. Example occupations shown herein do not imply a guarantee of employment. Students are responsible for conducting occupational research for their chosen program. Employers have unique hiring practices and job-specific requirements, which may include years of experience for manager positions. Graduates with little to no prior experience should expect an entry-level position.

2AHIMA membership included for part of the program as needed.

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